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1- Fulbright Egyptian Student Program - Islamic Studies
2- Foreign Language Teaching Assistant Program (FLTA)
3- Fulbright Egyptian Student Program
 

 
Fulbright Egyptian Student Program - Islamic Studies Guidelines
 
 

PROGRAM GOAL:
Provides opportunities for graduates of Islamic Studies from relevant faculties at Al Azhar University or the faculties of Dar Al Ulum to pursue master’s degrees, or Ph.D. degrees or to conduct research in Islamic Studies in the United States

GRANT TYPES:
• Master’s Degree Grants, for persons wishing to pursue a master’s degree in the U.S.
• One-year grants, for persons registered for the Ph.D. degree who wish to conduct research in the U.S.
• Ph.D. Grants for persons wishing to pursue Ph.D. studies in the U.S.
ELIGIBILITY CRITERIA:
• Egyptian citizenship; holders of U.S. green cards and/or passports are ineligible.
• Islamic Studies graduate from Al Azhar University or the faculties of Dar Al Ulum.
• Bachelor’s degree with a minimum of “Good”.
• For non-degree applicants: proof of registered doctoral thesis.
• Language Requirements:
o For Master’s degrees or non-degree applicants: minimum Institutional TOEFL (ITP) score by an approved testing center of 450 or its equivalent iBT (45), or IELTS (4) from AMIDEAST Egypt (38 Mohy El Din Aboul Ezz Street, Dokki, or 15 Abdel Hamid El Abbady Street, Roushdy, Alexandria, General Tel: 19263) or any of the ETS approved centers listed below
o For Ph.D. degrees: minimum institutional TOEFL (ITP) score of 550 or its equivalent iBT (80), or IELTS (6.5) from AMIDEAST Egypt (38 Mohy El Din Aboul Ezz Street, Dokki, or 15 Abdel Hamid El Abbady Street, Roushdy, Alexandria, General Tel: 19263) or any of the ETS approved centers listed below

Center

Designated Governorates

American Canadian Center

Menoufia, Kafr El Sheikh, Qalubiya, and Gharbia.

The American Language Center

Damietta

Nile Academy

Mansoura

MASRYA

Sohag, Assiut, New Valley, Qena, Luxor, & Aswan.


GRANT BENEFITS:
• Travel allowance
• Pre-academic intensive English language training
• Stipend
• Other allowances
• Medical insurance
• Tuition and/or university fees

AY2018-2019 TIME FRAME:
• Announcement:  January 27, 2017
• Application:   https://apply.embark.com/student/fulbright/international
All applications and required supporting documents should be submitted via the online system.  If applicants are not able to submit the required supporting documents due to internet limitations, they may submit them directly to the Binational Fulbright Commission in Egypt at 21 Amer Street, Al Messaha, Dokki, 12311, Giza, Egypt
• Guidelines
• Deadline : May 27, 2017 - 4:30 P.M.

In-House Information Sessions: March 1 and 22, April 12 from 11:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m.

Attendance is by prior registration only. To register please contact <usteam@bfce.eun.eg>

For additional information please contact usteam@bfce.eun.eg

 
 

 
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Foreign Language Teaching Assistant Program (FLTA)
 
 

 

PROGRAM GOAL:

 

The program strengthens foreign language instruction of Arabic in American institutions while providing Egyptian teachers of English as a second language (ESL), as well as teachers of American studies, literature, and journalism and media studies, with opportunities to refine their skills, increase their English language proficiency, and expand their knowledge of American society.  FLTA fellows teach a maximum of two Arabic classes at host institutions.  They enroll in at least four courses (two per semester), one of which must be in U.S. studies.  They also facilitate cultural events, language clubs and language tables in their host institutions.

  

ELIGIBILITY CRITERIA:


·   Young teachers or teachers in training of English as a second language (ESL),

      or American studies, literature, and journalism and media studies.

·    Bachelor’s degree.

·   Fluency in spoken and written English with a minimum Institutional TOEFL (Local ITP) score of 550 from AMIDEAST Egypt or any of the ETS approved centers listed below, Internet-based TOEFL (IBT) score of 79-80, or overall International English Language Testing System (IELTS) score of 6.0. 

 

 

 

Center

Designated Governorates

MASRYA

Sohag, New Valley, Qena, Luxor , Aswan and Hurghada

The American Canadian Center

Menoufia & Gharbia Governorates

Beni Sweif University

Beni Sweif

Nile academy

Mansoura & Damietta

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Important: The FLTA Program seeks applicants that have developed a sense of personal integrity and are original thinkers. Copying someone else's writing, whether on the internet, from a book or friend is considered plagiarism. Any quoted words or sentences should include a citation. Applicants that are found to have plagiarized in their application will be disqualified and barred from reapplying.

 

 

GRANT BENEFITS:

 

·         International Travel

·         Stipend

·         Medical Insurance

 

 

THE AY2018-2019 PROGRAM:

 

·         Announcement:  TBA

·         Deadline:  TBA

 

 

In-House Information Sessions: TBA

 

For inquiries, please contact Ms. Dina Gafaar at the Binational Fulbright Commission in Egypt,  Ext. 136 or send an e-mail to:  flta@bfce.eun.eg

 

 
 

 
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Fulbright Egyptian Student Program Guidelines
 
 

PROGRAM GOAL:
Provides grant opportunities for university graduates, master’s and doctoral degree candidates, and young professionals and artists to study and conduct research in the United States.

GRANT TYPES:
• Master’s Degree Grants: up to two years for persons wishing to pursue postgraduate degrees in the U.S. Applicants in the fields of Science, Technology, Engineering, Mathematics (STEM), Agriculture and Economics are encouraged to apply. 
• Master’s and Ph.D. non-degree grants: six to nine months for persons registered for advanced degrees in Egyptian universities who wish to conduct research in the U.S.
• Fine, Applied and Performing Arts grants: six to nine months for artists who wish to conduct field research or attend master classes with professionals in the U.S.

ELIGIBILITY CRITERIA:
• Egyptian citizenship; holders of U.S. green cards and/or passports are ineligible
• Applicants must reside in Egypt starting the application process till the travel date 
• Bachelor’s degree.  Minimum of “Good” for applicants in American studies, humanities, and social sciences.  Minimum of “Very Good” for applicants in the sciences
• Minimum of two years post-graduate experience at the time of application for applicants in American studies, humanities, and social sciences only
• For Non-Degree applicants:  proof of registered masters or doctoral thesis at an Egyptian university
• For Fine, Applied and Performing Arts applicants:  proof of participation in at least three post-graduate artistic activities or exhibitions; No TOEFL score required
• Minimum Institutional TOEFL score of 550 from AMIDEAST Egypt or any of the below ETS Authorized Distributors and/or ITP Testing Centers


Center

Designated Governorates

American Canadian Center

Menoufia, Kafr El Sheikh, Qalubiya, and Gharbia.

The American Language Center

Damietta

Nile Academy

Mansoura

MASRYA

Sohag, Assiut, New Valley, Qena, Luxor, & Aswan.

ELIGIBLE FIELDS:
All fields are eligible except medicine, veterinary medicine and dentistry. 

GRANT BENEFITS:
• Travel allowance
• Stipend
• Other allowances
• Medical insurance
• For master’s degree applicants:  tuition and/or university fees
• For Fine, Applied and Performing Arts applicants: $5,000 contribution to tuition

AY2018-2019 TIME FRAME:
• Announcement:  January 27, 2017
• Application:   https://apply.embark.com/student/fulbright/international
All applications and required supporting documents should be submitted via the online system.  If applicants are not able to submit the required supporting documents due to internet limitations, they may submit them directly to the Binational Fulbright Commission in Egypt at 21 Amer Street, Al Messaha, Dokki, 12311, Giza, Egypt
• Guidelines 
• Deadline : May 4, 2017 - 4:30 P.M.

In-House Information Sessions: February 13, March 6 and 20, April 3 from 11:00-1:00 

Attendance is by prior registration only. To register please contact <infosession@bfce.eun.eg>

For additional information please contact student1@bfce.eun.eg

 
 

 
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